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association. the nra has accepted a invitation to meet with the group this week. president obama asked the v.p. to come up with recommendations this month to try to prevent a repeat of the massacre in newtown, connecticut. gabriel giffords and her husband the astronaut mark kelly visited new town, now they are launching their own effort to reduce gun violence. two years to the day since a gunman shot her in the head and killed six people wounding a dozen others. trace gallagher in our west coast news hub this afternoon. they are putting a lot of pressure on congress, aren't they? >> the pressure in congress as well as the national rifle association, shep. the reason that gabriel giffords and mark kelly came up with that political action committee was to raise enough money so they could fight the gun lobby on capitol hill. in their op ed in "u.s.a. today" giffords and kelly right in part quoting here wise policy has conquered disease, protected from us dangerous products and substances and made transportation safer. but when it comes to protecting our communities from gun violence. we're not
: the assault weapons ban expired almost a decade ago and tonight a spokesman for the nra says there is no need to renew it because gun bans do not work. >>> shannon bream live in d.c what would this new bill do exactly. >> it would ban the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 157 specific guns, along with a broader group of other guns that would meet a new lower threshold for classifying a firearm as an assault weapon. there would be numerous bans on various high capacity magazines and beefed up background checks on the sale and transfer of all assault weapons. vice president joe biden said today assault weapons aren't necessary for personal protection. >> the shotgun will keep you a lot safer. a double barrel shotgun than the assault weapon in somebody's hands, you know it's hard tore use an assault weapon to hit something that is a shotgun. okay? >> by the way, the new classification would include a number of rifles, shotguns, and hand guns as well. >> shepard: i mentioned the nra is all over this? >> here is reaction from the group today saying this, senator feinstein has been tr
. >> shepard: gun rights groups, including the nra and retailers including wal-mart, meeting with vice president biden. the focus? how to prevent mass murders like the one in new town, connecticut. >> even if what we do saves one life, it makes sense. >> shepard: tonight, what came out of the sitdown and what sort of changes gun owners could soon see. the flu outbreak worsens. >> i'm declaring a public health emergency in the city of boston. >> shepard: children are already dying. >> it scared me and i didn't know what to do. >> shepard: now, word that some clinics are running out of vaccines. plus,. >> congratulations to all the nominees. >> shepard: the oscar nominations are out. >> woo! >> shepard: tonight, the surprises and the disappointment. and how this year's academy awards already setting records. but, first from fox this thursday night, it has happened again, just as the vice president of the united states was meeting to discuss ways to stem gun violence, word of more gun violence. another school shooting. this time a teenager said to have walked into his high school and star
the president of the national rifle sonks. nra and other gun owner groups met yesterday with the vice president. his task force on gun violence. the vp says he will give president obama his recommendations on this by tuesday. the president may be able to take some steps on his own without the okay from congress. wendell goler is on the story from the bottom of the hour live from the white house. what can he do without the congress. >> gun control advocates say he could make sure people who are banned from buying guns are punished of if they try to do so. of the government could check out anyone trying to buy multiple assault rifles like it does for anyone on the border. high capacity magazines or universal background checks. he needs congress. now the nra says we need to look at mental health and the violence in our culture violent video games are the most popular. vice president says it's not clear they are part of the problem it is clear there is not a single solution. >> there is is no silver bullet. one of my friend says no seat belt that you put on to assure that you will not be in this ci
have to have an assault weapon. >> well, today, the head of the national rifle association, the nra insisting that people are putting too much emphasis on banning certain types of guns. he says his organization supports stronger background checks and the repair of what he calls the country's broken mental health system. ed henry is live on the north lawn of the white house tonight with more on this. good evening to you. it seems like the vice president and the president are taking this pitch on the road. >> that's right. good evening, bill. you mentioned the nra. they are promising a monumental battle to stop the president's gun control plan. what white house officials are telling us tonight both the president and the vice president in the weeks ahead will be going out on the road. you saw them together at the white house yesterday unveiling this plan. they goal out and basically sell this in campaign style events in the days ahead and the vice president started that campaign today when he spoke to some mayors who were here in washington. take a listen. >> too many in this country h
of gun owners that somehow the federal government is about to take all of your guns away. the nra said they should talk to people buying firearms and ask them why they are buying firearms. september 2012 marked the heist number ever of background checks for gun purchases in the country's history up 50 percent from the december before. >> we heard today from some of the parents of sandy hook. what are they saying? >> sandy hook promise. some say they themselves are gun owners they are comfortable talking about that but want to have a bigger responsibility about gun violence as a whole. they don't want their children's lives to be lost in veiain. they want to see change. >> here is jeremy richmond who lost his young daughter. >> we need to face and take action on hard issues. there is not going to be one simple solution. we feel it is essential to get a deep understanding of mental health in terms of research education and policy. >> we expect to get more details on the vice president's recommendations. he shared with the president earlier this week. lawmakers aren't waiting there are a
from the gun lobby. what are we hearing from. >> they the nra said they think this was an assault on firearms by the president. they got personal today. they put out an ad that basically talked about the president's own daughters and the security they have at their school and suggested in their words the president was an elitist hypocrite. take a listen. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? why see skeptical about putting armed security in their schools when they have armed guards at their school. jay carney immediately said this was completely out of bounds. he put out a statement most americans believe a president's childrens should not be used as pawns in the political fight. to go so far to make the children subject of attack ad repugnant. clear sign of day one of the president's proposals being laid out here that he has a major showdown on his hands, bill. >> bill: big battle starting second term. ed henry at the white house lawn tonight. u.s. carriers stop flying the 787 dream liner. just aheads details on the emergency that sparked this order and what it a
owners who have no plans to give up their weapons. even thought about joining the nra. after newtown they started a political action committee to fight for tougher gun restrictions. they are calling for universal background checks covering gun shows and private dealers and a ban on magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition which kelly says might have saved the youngest victim of the shooting that almost killed his wife. the first bullet went into gabby's head. bullet number 13 went into a-year-old girl named christina taylor green when he tried to reload one 33 round magazine with another 33 round magazine and he dropped it it and a woman named patricia mayse grabbed it and it gave bystander time to tackle him. i contend if that same thing happened when he was trying to reload one ten round magazine with another 10 round magazine, meaning did he not have access to a high capacity magazine and the same thing happened, christina taylor green would be alive today. i certainly am willing to give up my right to own a high capacity magazine to bring that young woman back that young
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